Anne Sæbø

Senior Academic Librarian - Humanities and Social Sciences Library
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Phone +47-22844025
Room BL 27 3203
Visiting address Georg Sverdrups hus
Postal address Postboks 1009 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Tasks performed

  • Subject Specialist in Scandinavian Studies and Media Studies
    • Responsible for the library's collection in this field (contact me regarding your suggestions)
    • Teaching and advising in library services and literature searches (contact me to set up a time)
    • Promoting and communicating new research (contact me to explore options for events)


  • Associate professor in Norwegian and Nordic studies, St. Olaf College, USA (1999-2009)
  • Independent researcher and book writer, blogger and freelance writing in film and gender studies (2009-)
  • Senior lecturer at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo (2014-2015)
  • Guest researcher at the Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo (2005-2006)
  • Chair of the Department of Norwegian and Nordic studies, St. Olaf College (2002-2003)


  • Ph.D. in Comparative literature with theory and criticism, focus on Nordic literature (2000), University of Washington, USA
  • Certificate in Pedagogy (1999), University of Washington
  • M.A. in Comparative literature (1997), University of Washington
  • B.A. in Comparative history of ideas (1996), University of Washington
  • Cand. Mag. with a major in history of ideas (1996), University of Oslo


  • After Pornified: How Women Are Transforming Pornography & Why It Really Matters (Zero Books, 2012)
  • The Übermensch comes to Scandinavia: Rereading Hamsun and Dinesen in the light of Nietzsche's philosophy (dissertation; UMI, 2000)
  • William James and Friedrich Nietzsche> Revaluation of Truth and Life (thesis; University of Washington, 1999)
Tags: Library, Nordic literature, Nordic languages, Media Studies, Library guidance, Teaching, Literature search
Published Jan. 6, 2017 10:18 AM - Last modified Oct. 3, 2019 1:39 PM